Ad Long


Ad Long, an illustrator and author, illustrates for He recently published a crime novel, Too Greedy to Live, and is a regular commentator on The Guardian, where he shares his thoughts on such topics as religion, art, and politics. He lives in Sydney, Australia. Seafurrers Website Titles by [...]

Alison Lester


Alison grew up on a farm overlooking the sea and first rode a horse as a baby in her father’s arms. She still lives in the country and still rides her horse whenever she can. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the [...]

Merv Lamington


Merv Lamington is an Australian author, although you wouldn’t know it from his name. He was born in Nuriootpa in the Year of the Cake and raised to respect the sausage roll. His work is inspired by a lifetime of bad Easter experiences, terrible Christmas letdowns and general birthday disappointments. [...]

Hung Le


Hung Le is a violinist turned comedian who first made his mark in 1987 as the winner of Hey Hey It’s Saturday’s Red Faces (Australia’s top rating national variety show). Since then he has appeared at numerous comedy festivals and venues both here and overseas. The Vietnamese-born performer, now based in Melbourne, has [...]

Cassie Lane


Cassie Lane is a writer and former model who has worked extensively around the world since being scouted in Italy at the age of sixteen. Returning to Melbourne after living in LA for nearly three years, she quit modelling and began studying psychology and communications. She has since gone on to complete a [...]

Dennis Lillee


Few sportsmen have been as loved by crowds or feared by opponents as the legendary fast bowler Dennis Lillee. Renowned for his showmanship, skill and never-say-die attitude, Lillee was the poster boy for the most colourful era of Australian cricket. Titles by Dennis Lillee

Elizabeth Letts


Elizabeth Letts is the New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion; two novels, Quality of Care and Family Planning; and one children’s book, The Butter Man. An equestrian from childhood, Letts represented California in the North American Junior Championships as a teen. She currently lives in Southern California. Website Twitter [...]

Sunny Leunig


On a bad day: Sunny was born to two disappointed parents, was an average student, always finished fourth in high school sports, and currently lives alone in Melbourne. On a good day: Sunny is a successful musician, film director, composer and TV presenter and also the son of Michael Leunig, one of Australia’s most [...]

Mic Looby


Mic Looby was born in Windsor, NSW, in 1969. He studied journalism in Melbourne and spent several years as a Hong Kong-based illustrator and travel writer. A former Lonely Planet editor and co-author of guidebooks to South-East Asia and Australia, he was a regular columnist for The Big Issue magazine and has illustrated [...]

Ali Lemer


Born and raised in New York City, writer and editor Ali Lemer arrived in Melbourne in 2005 with just two large suitcases. After finishing a post-grad degree in editing at the University of Melbourne, she went on to work as an editor and writer for Melbourne-based travel guide publisher Lonely Planet for five years. [...]

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